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Jan 15, 2010 4:30am EST
the united states will do all it can to help the people of haiti. more than half a dozen ships and 5,000 marines and soldiers are on their way. the navy aircraft carrier, "the uss carl vinson" is arriving. the military officers say the ships and also securing the airport are central to their work. >> we can base from the ships. fly personnel in during the day. conduct the relief operations during the day. and then, bring those forces back to the ship at night. that way, we reduce the strain on an already strained infrastructure. >> providing security for relief workers. and if needed, also assist in the relief efforts. >> and in order to help secure the airport, the u.s. army is sending in the first 100 soldiers from a brigade of the 82nd airborne. they'll be followed by at least 3,400 more over the coming days. >>> a u.s. aircraft loaded with supplies will arrive in haiti today. it will be joined by another ship. a royal caribbean luxury liner. "the independence of the seas" was loaded with water and food in puerto rico. next week, three other royal caribbean ships will stop in hait
Jan 28, 2010 4:30am EST
. so, he went back to a familiar theme, change and hope. >> the president of the united states. >> reporter: the president delivered the state of the union address with confidence. but awareness that an increasing number of americans aren't buying into his agenda. >> for these americans and so many others, change has not come fast enough. some are frustrated. some are angry. >> reporter: mr. obama focused an americans' frustration with the weak economy. and concerns about the ballooning trillion-dollar deficit. he proposed spending freezes, tax cuts for the struggling middle class, and ways to put people back to work. >> jobs must be our number one focus for 2010. that's why i'm calling for a new jobs bill tonight. >> reporter: republicans during much of the speech, by staying seated. and the gop response was delivered by bob mcdonnell, who was recently elected as virginia's new governor, by voters angry with the president's policies. >> in the past year, more than 3 million people have lost their jobs. yet, the democratic congress continues deficit spending, adding to the bure
Jan 14, 2010 4:30am EST
here in the united states. >>> and now, for this morning's weather from around the nation. stormy in south texas. with rain and a chance of flooding in houston, san antonio and corpus christi. showers in the western part of the state. up to a half-foot of snow in new mexico. colorado, wyoming and montana. showers from missouri to michigan. >> at for above normal for the eastern half of the country. 33 in boston. near 40 in new york. and 74 in miami. 30s from detroit to the twin cities. 40s in portland, boise and billings. 51 in seattle. and 61 in sacramento. >>> still ahead, some of the other news. the banking world awaits an announcement today from the president. >> and those that run many of president. >> and those that run many of the nation's banks, in the hot >>> it is time, now, for a check of market activity, starting overseas. tokyo's nikkei average jumped 1.6% today. hong kong's hang seng is slightly lower. in london, the ftse opened higher. wall street starts the day with the dow at 10,680, after rising 53 points yesterday. the nasdaq added 25 points to close at 2307. >>
Jan 18, 2010 4:30am EST
and trauma teams, that have flown in from the united states, as well as our own haitian doctors and nurses. i mean, we could be in operation 24/7. my surgeons are just sitting here on their hands waiting for patients while they're dieing in port-au-prince. when a patient comes in here, they're treated with dignity and given every opportunity to survive. in two or three days, the majorityf the people we could save are going to be dead. and there is no way to sugarcoat that. we know we can save these people. >> tim trainer, thank you so much. please convey our thanks to all of the surgeons out there doing so much work. we certainly home that the people from port-au-prince are able to make that 75-mile journey and get the help needed. >> they will be welcome and well taken care of. >>> and amidst the rubble and rescue operations in haiti, there are stories of hope. dr. richard besser managed to help a midwife in labor. dr. besser consulted with doctors in the u.s. to figure out what to do. >>> and that israeli field hospital delivered its first baby on sunday. the young haitian mother was so gra
Jan 20, 2010 4:30am EST
? >> nbc's linsey davis, thank you. >>> 53 haitian orphans arrived in the united states to begin new lives. most were already adopted waiting for final legal paperwork. they have been granted two-year humanitarian waivers through a program that may help other orphans come here, as well. >>> in los angeles a hillside neighborhood is off-limits because of severe storms and a threat of mudslides. the terrible weather has left behind destruction as alex stone reports. >> this blew out everything. >> reporter: ken bailey shows what remains of a neighbor's car after a small tornado hit his sunset beach apartment complex. >> all of a sudden the wind began to blow real hard. the windows began to shake. and then the windows blew out. >> reporter: the winds were so powerful, they flipped this suv on its side. this caught on home video also ripped off the roofs of several buildings. >> i was on the phone and i was just shaking. and i said, i am looking right at the tornado, i'm looking at it, it's coming this way! >> reporter: the second storm roared into southern california with rain so fast and hea
Jan 12, 2010 4:30am EST
." their view of the united states? 68% say they support the troops in afghanistan now. and they agree with president obama's recent troop surge. "they bring us security" says this woman. but eight years of disappointment in america's performance has left overall approval of the u.s. at only 38%. so what about the enemy, the taliban? our polls show they remainstreamly unpopular. they say we have bad memories of the taliban. while embattled president hamid karzai is riding his post election wave of hope. polling in afghanistan is daunting and dangerous. abc news and our partners here sent 168 pollsters out across the country door to door taking the pulse of 1,500 people also asking them about ordinary life here. for instance, that covering for women, the burqa, should it be the husband's decision or hers? in this country, a split decision. women say they should decide. the majority of men say it's the husband's choice. this woman added perspective "my husband's not the problem, she says, it's the taliban i'm afraid of. >> general stanley mcchrystal is the top u.s. commander in afghanist
Jan 21, 2010 4:30am EST
to claim protection under the constitution of the united states. the constitution protects fools. the constitution protects stupidity. the constitution protects errant thought. thank god it does. >> the couple agreed to appear again and answer lawmakers' questions once a criminal investigation is finished. >>> senator john mccain plans to campaign with his former running mate again. sarah palin will attend two events in march to support mccain's re-election. it will be their first joint appearance, seance she has criticized the campaign in her book. >>> the senator's wife is taking a stand on marriage equality that contradicts her husband's. cindy mccain appears in a photo to protest california's ban on same-sex marriage. she's following in the footsteps of her daughter, megan, who says she couldn't be more proud of her mom. >>> in sports, a big fan for college basketball fans. >> j.w. stewart brings us highlights from espn news. >> good morning. the duke blue devils, not duke has yet to win a true road game this season. duke taking on n.c. state in raleigh on wednesday night. th
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